Lifestyle vs. Diet & Building Your Fitness Success to Last- by Coach Heather

I was asked a few days ago how do I get a Beach Body like yours?

One thing is hard work and dedication.  You have to make a promise to yourself to change.  That is the hardest thing to do I believe besides nutrition.  When you work for something you value it more.  You have to learn to dedicate yourself to taking care of you.

Lifestyle – what is a lifestyle?  Googles definition is a process that takes time and requires support.  Once you’re ready to make a change, the difficult part is committing and following through.  So, do your research and make a plan that will prepare you for success.  Careful planning means setting small goals and taking things one step at a time.

Diet – what is a diet?  Googles definition is restrict oneself to small amounts or special kids of food in order to lose weight.

A lifestyle lasts the rest of your life.  A diet is for a period of time.  You have to make it a lifestyle in order to keep it off!

What does a lifestyle look like?

1.  Change!  Take one thing you want to change and change it!  Small Goals

     Lead to Big Results!  You make a bad choice when you change, you forgive

     yourself, dust your knees off, get back up and make a better choice next time!

     We’re only human so we will make mistakes!

2.  Accountability – Is it hiring a Trainer or Coach to help you with getting in

     shape?  Is it being part of a Team of athletes?

3.  Are you part of a Bootcamp or Small Group Training?

4.  Nutrition – the hardest part – what do you need to change here?  Is it

     sweets, salty, crunch?  Is it emotion?  Why are you eating too much or too


5.  Supplements – our micronutrients matter just as much as your macros.  Are you

     getting what your body needs such as sleep, natural energy?  Over the last few

     years I have learned I need to supplement but don’t over supplement.  Don’t

     replace meals with supplements.  Do them in addition too!  Here’s a link to my


Contact me at for help with your lifestyle change!  Let’s do this together!

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